Helios Solar Works to Locate Solar Manufacturing Facility in Milwaukee
New Facility to Create Over 50 New Clean Energy Jobs in Wisconsin
Helios USA, LLC, a solar manufacturer, has decided to locate its first manufacturing facility in Milwaukee's Menomonee Valley. The facility, which will be fully operational by Q4 2010, will create over 50 new, permanent clean energy jobs in Wisconsin. Helios USA expects to begin hiring by late summer 2010.
Helios USA manufactures high-performance solar modules for use in residential, commercial, industrial, and utility-based solar electric systems. The company's reliable, high-efficiency modules, backed by a generous warranty, create new market opportunities by making solar electricity more attractive and economical.
By locating its first manufacturing facility in Milwaukee's Menomonee Valley, Helios USA becomes the first solar module manufacturer in Wisconsin. The company is also contributing to the rejuvenation of the Menomonee Valley, a previously blighted industrial area right in the heart of Milwaukee.
"Helios USA believes that solar electricity can help meet global demand for clean, safe, and economical energy while also serving as a driving force for renewed American manufacturing strength," explains Steve Ostrenga, Chief Executive Officer. "With its commitment to renewable energy and tradition of manufacturing expertise, Milwaukee is the ideal location for Helios USA to pursue our vision."
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About Helios USA
Helios USA, LLC manufactures high-performance solar modules for use in residential, commercial, industrial, and utility-based solar electric systems. We use only high-end components and an advanced, automated manufacturing platform to offer modules that produce reliable power at a competitive price.